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"HBweCU" is taking audiences on a journey into Black America’s most precious institutions: our Historically Black Colleges and Universities. From the culture of HBCU Homecomings to the students, faculty and alumni of the 107 schools to the various topics that affect them, we’re committed to shining a light on these educational institutions. New content including articles, videos and photo galleries will display the best in Black Excellence and will feature the faces and voices of the very people who make HBCUs so memorable and special.
Why ‘Coming To America’ Has A Different Meaning For International HBCU Students
While a combination of a global pandemic, changes in immigration policy and the end of a scholarship program has slowed the pace a little, Black colleges are still a destination for international students.
HBCU Students Find Ways To Make Their Side Hustles Ca-Ching
Bucking the stereotype of the “broke college student,” young Black entrepreneurs are finding ways to make their hobbies pad their paychecks.
Another Type Of Homecoming: What's Behind The Jump in HBCU Enrollment?
For reasons ranging from better financial aid to academic environments that comes with a safer space, young people are increasingly turning to HBCUs.
HBCU Party Anthems: Wipe Me Down
Why Boosie Badazz's 2006 Hit Still Packs College Parties
Glamour Magazine's 2022 HBCU College Women of the Year
Karyn Onyeneho Is a Maverick for Change in the Field of Human Genetics
Onyeneho, 39, recently earned her PhD from Howard University and is working full-time at the National Institutes of Health to focus on diversity and equity in the public health space.
Evolone Layne Is Taking Over STEM, One App at a Time
The Howard University junior intertwines her love for music with her passion for artificial intelligence, and she’s committed to using technology to help her community.
Kennedy Whisenant Is Working to Make Inclusive Fashion a Reality
Only the second African American woman to win Miss Collegiate America 2022, the Clark Atlanta student is taking support from her HBCU village and aiming high.
Maisie Brown, 21, Is Becoming the Face and Voice of the Jackson Water Crisis
The Jackson State University sophomore is leading the effort to deliver drinking water to residents who can’t make it to the city’s distribution centers.
Mallory Butts Is Putting Black Beauty First
She used to make her own beauty products as a kid. Now the 19-year-old Spelman College chemical engineering student is on her way to making it her job.
Winslyn Parrish Is on a Mission to Destigmatize Therapy for Black Women
After losing her mother a year ago, Parrish has doubled down on her commitment to embrace community, prioritize her mental health, and lean into the health justice space—all while maintaining a 4.0. How does she do it? A lot of therapy.
HBCU Party Anthems: 'Da Butt' by EU
Now regarded as a classic, the song introduced everyone to go-go music, something that had long been a mainstay of HBCUs near Washington D.C.
Black College Love: HBCUs Impact On Pop Culture Moments.
Did an HBCU romance have an impact on your love life? Here's how love at Black Colleges influence so much mainstream culture
The HBCU Runway: Looking Good at Homecoming and Feelin' It
If you want to look fierce during Homecoming season, check out these fashion influencers who know what style is and how to work it!
U.S. Companies Stepped Up Donations To HBCUs
After years of decline, corporations and philanthropic organizations have increased giving to HBCUs.
Why Are There So Few Black Doctors Serving NFL Teams? The League Has A Solution
The NFL has established the Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative to recruit more Black doctors to work in the field.
BET's Ed Gordon Interviews ASU Student Diamond Richard About Her Mental Health
Diamond Richard discusses her mental health challenges navigating college life.
BET's Ed Gordon Interviews Taraji P. Henson About Her Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation
Ed Gordon asks Taraji P. Henson why she launched a mental health foundation.
Alabama HBCU Withdraws From U.S. News and World Report Ranking
The school is the first HBCU to announce its withdrawal from the annual ranking system.
How Taraji P. Henson Is Helping To Boost HBCU Mental Health With ‘She Care Wellness Pods’
The Black community faces a mental health crisis and struggles to shake the stigma attached, but a new initiative is seeking a solution.
President Joe Biden To Speak At Howard Commencement
Biden will be the seventh sitting U.S. president to deliver the keynote address at the school.
Pepsi & Mary J. Blige Announces HBCU 'Strength of a Woman' Scholarship
The beverage company is donating $200,000 towards the initiative.
HBCUs Received Far Less Money From Foundations Than Ivy League Schools, Study Shows
A recent report revealed that HBCUs were given 178 times less funding from the largest foundations than Ivy League schools.
Deion Sanders Criticizes NFL Teams For Overlooking HBCU Talent In The Draft
Only one HBCU player was taken in the 2023 NFL Draft and that didn’t sit well with the former Jackson State coach.